When we built the engine for Project BlownZ, we realized that we had a choice – stick with the factory-style coil-on-plug ignition, or “go backwards” and make use of a distributor. We discuss both inside.
Everyone loves a good deal – even us engine guys and gals! We put together some of the coolest products, and hottest deals all together in one easy-to-use Holiday Buyer’s Guide. Make your list, and check it twice!
Just in case you missed the SEMA Show, here’s a great video recapping some of the cars, girls and excitement from the show. Take a look, and also follow the links in the story for even more EngineLabs coverage.
Mercury Racing recently unveiled its QC4v crate motor, which is based on a twin-turbo, 1,650-horsepower boat engine. The company demonstrated the engine’s street potential by stuffing it into a 2-seater kit car!
The MSD Power Grid is a versatile timing control that serves a variety of racing applications. Check out this in-depth review of the Power Grid and how it can help solve problems and maintain optimum performance.
If you couldn’t make the SEMA this year, you can still check out our gallery of the most head-turning engines on the show floor. We found racing, street, show, street rod and even motorcycle engines. Take a look!
Here's a 434ci twin-turbo small-block that has yet to reach its full potential but is already pumping out more than 2,100 horsepower on just 16 pounds of boost. Read more about this dyno shaker! Read More
Edelbrock and Wyotech are proud to announce that Scott Brown is the winner of the Vic Edelbrock Sr. Scholarship Award. This $5,000 award is awarded to Automotive school students who show excellence and hard work. Read More
When we built the engine for Project BlownZ, we realized that we had a choice – stick with the factory-style coil-on-plug ignition, or “go backwards” and make use of a distributor. We discuss both inside. Read More
Everyone loves a good deal - even us engine guys and gals! We put together some of the coolest products, and hottest deals all together in one easy-to-use Holiday Buyer's Guide. Make your list, and check it twice! Read More
Just in case you missed the SEMA Show, here's a great video recapping some of the cars, girls and excitement from the show. Take a look, and also follow the links in the story for even more EngineLabs coverage. Read More
Unwanted debris can get lodged in hoses and fittings after assembling an automotive plumbing system. Fragola now offers a garden-hose kit that connects to AN fitting for a thorough flush or pressure test. Read More
Edelbrock showcased numerous new products at SEMA, including an updated big-block tunnel ram intake, a CNC-machined head for Chrysler Hemi engines and huge LS3 intakes for big-horsepower applications. Read More
Holley re-engineers popular 4150 Ultra HP for E85 gas, featuring new: E85 metering blocks, high flow power valve, 130” stainless needle & seats, 50cc secondary accelerator pumps and secondary jet extensio Read More
JE Pistons already has a line of direct replacement pistons for the new LT1 engine. Builders can choose from different compression ratios to accommodate boost or N/A upgrades. Also new are Ford Coyote pistons. Read More
Fig Performance Racing Engines built an aluminum 632 big-block for True Street and took an overhead dyno video of the SV1 carb in action. Check out the details and watch a 1,000 horsepwer at work. Read More
Trick Flow Specialties introduced its GenX 260 LS7-style cylinder head in addition to a new fully CNC-machined and ported big-block Chevy head. Other news includes a header and carb line, plus a new 351W intake. Read More
VP Racing Fuels has three new race fuels, including Unleaded Extreme -- which is the highest octane unleaded fuel available. The company also is introducing a new line of additives. Check 'em all out! Read More
The automotive world is full of talented folks, but it's not just those building performance engines, crazy cars or innovative safety equipment that deserve the credit. Check out what we mean inside! Read More
Mercury Racing recently unveiled its QC4v crate motor, which is based on a twin-turbo, 1,650-horsepower boat engine. The company demonstrated the engine's street potential by stuffing it into a 2-seater kit car! Read More
Scat Enterprises showed off a number of new crankshafts and rotating assemblies that will appeal to Jeep and LS engine builders, as well as expanded applications for owners of antique vehicles. Read More
The Pro-Touring scene is getting more and more complex with each new custom build, and Chris Alston's Chassisworks brought out some of those complex designs to SEMA. Check out the front accessory drive. Read More
Howards Cams has released a new UltraMax solid roller lifter made with bushings in place of needle bearings. The company also offers a hydraulic flat-tappet lifter machined to supply more oil to the cam lobe. Read More
Total Seal's new break-in oils are designed to match up with the engine's regular oil viscosity. In other words, a heavy oil shouldn't be used to break in an engine that will run a light oil. Learn more! Read More
With the addition of ethanol into pump gas, some car owners are seeing more corrosion in their carbureted vehicles. Carb Defender from Driven Racing Oil is designed to protect fuel-system components. Read More
ARP has expanded its line of bolt kits to reflect new applications like the LS Next block as well as vintage engines like a Flathead with Offy heads. ARP also has an extensive inventory of nuts, washers and more. Read More
Ultimate Headers specializes in providing a high quality solution for clearing tight envelopes in engine bays when swapping engines into vehicles not designed for a particular engine becomes an issue. Check it out. Read More
The Borg-Warner Indy 500 trophy graces the show floor at the 2013 SEMA Show as BorgWarner boosts the attention of attendees with their two lines of specialized turbos - EFR and AirWerks. Learn more here! Read More
With 60 years experience in the performance indsutry Dick Raczuk and his company Koul Tools continue to offer common sense, innovative tools to save shops and enthusiasts time, hassle, money, and physical harm. Read More
Big power in a lightweight, comfortable, and functional package are just some of the hallmarks of Ingersoll Rand's new IQV12 cordless tools. We checkout these high powered, versatile tools at the 2013 SEMA show. Read More